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Old 06-04-2012, 05:26 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by Half Dimes View Post
We've had the TST 507 on the trailer now for about a year. Bought six more sensors for the truck at last September's iRV2 National Rally in VA. With one very minor problem the system has thus far been troublefree. Don't know if TST will be represented at this year's rally, but if they're there and you're there, check to see if they have rally pricing.

As to the OP's question about needing a repeater, I don't think one is necessary for his application. In fact, one of my trailer sensors can be picked up by the base unit when it's located 200 ft away with a house in between.
I have a Pressur Pro that I tried to use on our 41' DSDP, I found that one rear tire consistantly dropped out, tried the optional antenna and found no decrease in dropouts. Didn't get the repeater and have given up on the PP.
Newmar added extra bracing around the rear axle and it's enough to block the signals.
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:35 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by dunnnc View Post
I was under the impression they are not activated unless the monitor is turned on. If the monitor is turned off the sensors de-activate automatically was what I understood. Is that incorrect?
And if you keep the display on it may go to sleep, but the monitor is still keeping track and will alarm if something is wrong.

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Old 06-05-2012, 05:08 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by greystroke View Post

Let us know how your experience is with your distributor a year or so down the road.

I bought a 10 sensor 507 with monitor from one of their distributors for 500 with a 2 year warranty. So I guess I got the monitor for free.

I bought the system because of the great customer service, not because of price. I know when I call with a problem they will solve it for me.

Good luck with your system.

Oh let us know if you need a repeater. I don't think many 507 users need it.
So far there service has been excellent. They have answered all of my questions and phone calls as well as email. I ordered the unit yesterday, and they shipped it priority mail yesterday. It is called a model 508. I downloaded the manual for it and compared it with TST's 507 manual and they are almost word for word. I would not be surprised if the unit I ordered and TST's unit comes from the same china manufacturer. I will keep the forum members posted on how good or bad the unit is including any problems with the vendor as far as warranty, service or repairs are concerned. So far there service has been excellent. BTW they stated also that a Repeater or signal extender probably is not needed for my rig. I sent them the size and distance from the rear most wheels to the location of the monitor in the cab of the truck.
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I received TST set 04May and installed on 05May. Made a discovery today that I could not replace the batteries. Contacted TST and was told that I had the sensors that had to be sent back to TST. TST emailed me a UPS return label to send the whole set back and they would replace it with the monitor and 4 new sensors with user replaceable batteries. In my book, you can't get a better mfg than that. I will eventually buy 4 more sensors for my truck and recommend TST to everyone I know that tows a trailer or drives a MH.

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